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Residence Director

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43-Week Position Residential Life. The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applicants for the position of Residence Director. This is a full-time professional staff member with live-in responsibilities that include the comprehensive management of the residential program that is safe, caring and socially just for the 275-675 students housed in 1-3 residence halls.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in a related field such as Student Development, Higher Education, or Counseling plus one academic year post-baccalaureate experience required at the time of hire as a live-in staff member to include crisis intervention and work with diverse student populations. Demonstrated experience and initiative with student and community development supervision and staff training; advising student groups; creation and implementation of management systems. Demonstrated commitment and ability to create inclusive communities that are sensitive to diverse populations. This is a 43-week live-in position which requires some evening and weekend work plus on-call/call-back duty.

Hiring Salary: $36,126.87 cash salary for a 43-week position, which includes $1,174.00 for on-call responsibilities. To receive priority consideration, please send your letter of interest, resume, and names, addresses, email and phone numbers of three references by the priority deadline of February 6, 2013. Please address your experiences in the following areas: supervision, administration, social justice, community development, student leadership, student conduct, and programming/activities. Applications will be accepted after the priority deadline until all vacancies are filled.

Send materials to: Email: or Residence Director Search Committee, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Residential Life, 121 County Circle, Berkshire Room 322, Amherst, MA 01003-0630 or Fax: 413-545-1517. Please indicate interest in the 43-week position in your application materials. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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